Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Canada

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
95 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
66 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Legal
Since 2000
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2019
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Illegal
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 1995
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2022
Conversion therapyNot bannedBanned
Since 2022
Equal age of consentUnknownEqual
Since 2019
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